symmetrize
transitive verb (-trized; -trizing) Date: 1796 to make symmetrical • symmetrization noun

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  • Symmetrize — Sym me*trize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Symmetrized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Symmetrizing}.] [Cf. F. sym[ e]triser.] To make proportional in its parts; to reduce to symmetry. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • symmetrize — [sim′ə trīz΄] vt. symmetrized, symmetrizing to make symmetrical symmetrization n …   English World dictionary

  • symmetrize — symmetrization, n. /sim i truyz /, v.t., symmetrized, symmetrizing. to reduce to symmetry; make symmetrical. Also, esp. Brit., symmetrise. [1780 90; SYMMETR(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • symmetrize — verb (transitive and intransitive) To make or become symmetric …   Wiktionary

  • symmetrize — Synonyms and related words: assimilate to, balance, coordinate, damp, equalize, equilibrize, even, even up, flatten, harmonize, homogenize, integrate, level, make uniform, normalize, proportion, proportionate, regularize, regulate, smooth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • symmetrize — sym·me·trize …   English syllables

  • symmetrize — sym•me•trize [[t]ˈsɪm ɪˌtraɪz[/t]] v. t. trized, triz•ing to reduce to symmetry; make symmetrical • Etymology: 1780–90 sym me•tri•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • symmetrize — verb make symmetric symmetrized waves • Syn: ↑symmetrise • Derivationally related forms: ↑symmetry (for: ↑symmetrise), ↑symmetry • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Symmetrized — Symmetrize Sym me*trize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Symmetrized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Symmetrizing}.] [Cf. F. sym[ e]triser.] To make proportional in its parts; to reduce to symmetry. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symmetrizing — Symmetrize Sym me*trize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Symmetrized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Symmetrizing}.] [Cf. F. sym[ e]triser.] To make proportional in its parts; to reduce to symmetry. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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